Mother of 2 Hopes to Create Stable Home


  Lisa is a single mother of 2 young children trying to rebuild her life and create a stable home for her two children after leaving an unhealthy marriage. After moving three times and being unsuccessful obtaining a job, Lisa is finally able to settle into housing with the help of one of our partnering […]

Helping Hand Hawaii, First Insurance Company of Hawaii Holiday Gift Giving

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First Insurance Company of Hawaii, through Helping Hands Hawaii’s Adopt A Family program, helped a struggling family this holiday season with a donation of a car and other gifts. Click here for more information about the First Insurance gift. To help families have an amazing holidays, sign up to adopt a family or support them […]

Helping Hands Hawaii: Adopt A Family Program

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Every year the Adopt A Family program uplifts the lives of families in need. But, it can also positively impact the lives of hundreds of donors, including students at Mililani High School. Led by business teacher Janise Kim, students will use the theories they learn in class to create marketing campaigns that raise funds for […]

Adopt A Family: Job Loss Turns Mom, Son Homeless


Despite health and financial setbacks, Samalaulu Matautia and her family are working to improve their situation. Click here to read the full story about the Samalaulu Matautia’s ohana. To help this family have an amazing holidays or to support one similar to them, click here to make a monetary gift through the Good Neighbor Fund. […]

Donors Needed for 2017 Adopt A Family Program


Give families hope for the holidays and beyond through the 2017 Adopt A Family (AAF) program! AAF is a seasonal program administered by Helping Hands Hawaii during the holidays and matches individuals and families experiencing hardships with kind donors in the community. AAF participants may be living in poverty, battling illnesses, recovering from domestic violence, […]

Adopt A Family Successfully Rings in the New Year


During a time when shopping malls are buzzing with excitement and store shelves are filled with rows of toys, there are families who would simply like to put food on the table or be able to say “yes” when their child asks for a toy. Through Helping Hands Hawaii’s Adopt A Family (AAF) Program, community […]

Adopt A Family – Matriarch who Rears Three without Aid Wishes Kids Holiday Joy


Rosemary is raising her special-needs son and two young grandchildren with the help of her older daughter. Their days can be long and often tiring, especially coming off of a full day of work, but Rosemary is doing it without any support other than from their loving family. Sometimes she worries about the future – […]